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The Hudson Valley masterwork of mid-century designer Russel Wright battles the elements. 
From sculptures to water to landscapes, when art and nature meet, interesting things start to happen. 
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Thierry Boutemy creates huge cherry tree branch arches for the front of New York City's Zara flagship (above), Cornell's corpse plant gets a live cam, a pollination video, how to grow carrots, and an entire episode of The Story is dedicated to botanical news.
Our Q&A with Stephen W. Kress, Ph.D., vice president for bird conservation at the National Audubon Society, about how to attract more birds to your backyard!
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Sharon Beals photographed fifty birds' nests in vivid detail, giving us a glimpse into a beautiful and architectual world. Plus: Accompanying illustrations of the nests' avian makers.
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Bees in Turkey and Iran layer flower petals to create a brightly colored nest. Inside, a mother bee will lay an egg, and when the baby bee hatches, it stays inside the nest, where it feeds itself on nectar and is protected by its petal home.
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